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These books, along with many other titles, can be found in our library. Search the Library Online Catalog for additional resources.
Music Education Research Websites
These websites will be useful to you when doing research for Music Education:
BBC World Music Archive
Comprised of music recordings gathered over the course of ten years from countries all over the globe.
The Kennedy Center's Digital Resources
ArtsEdge is the Kennedy Center's free digital resource for teaching and learning in, through and about the arts. Their site includes lesson plans, audio stories, video clips, and interactive online modules.
Position Papers of the National Association for Music Education
The National Association for Music Education believes that every American child should have the following rights to instruction in music and urges that these rights be recognized and guaranteed by educational funding authorities, school administrators, and the public.
Tools For Teaching: Smithsonian Folkways
This website provides ideas and resources for educators to inspire their use of Folkways music from around the world. Information about these sounds and the cultures that create them are a valuable resource to courses in history, geography, language arts, social studies, visual arts-and of course music and dance.
National Association for Music Education (NAfME)
NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers.
Organization of American Kodaly Educators (OAKE)
OAKE's purpose is to promote the Kodály Concept of "Music for Everyone" through the improvement of music education in schools.
American Choral Directors Association (ACDA)
ACDA is a nonprofit music-education organization whose central purpose is to promote excellence in choral music through performance, composition, publication, research, and teaching. In addition, ACDA strives through arts advocacy to elevate choral music's position in American society.
Music Teachers National Association (MTNA)
MTNA supports the professional and individual well-being of music-teaching professionals, and is also a vital partner in their growth and development. It provides a collective voice for teachers worldwide.
Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA)
The mission of PMEA is to advance music education by encouraging excellence in the study, teaching and making of music.
Technology Institute for Music Education (TI:ME)
The mission of TI:ME is to assist music educators in applying technology to improve teaching and learning in music.
This website is a professional networking site for the global online choral community, which includes forums, resources, and news.